Misc. Conservation Payments in Virginia totaled $2.3 million from 1995-2020‡.

Counties in Virginia Receiving Misc. Conservation Payments payments, 1995-2020‡

Rank County Misc. Conservation Payments
1995-2020‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Pittsylvania County, Virginia$229,0029.9%9.9%
2Bedford County, Virginia$190,5628.2%18.2%
3Halifax County, Virginia$145,2746.3%24.4%
4Campbell County, Virginia$95,9744.2%28.6%
5Buckingham County, Virginia$82,2243.6%32.1%
6Lee County, Virginia$78,6813.4%35.5%
7Washington County, Virginia$67,1732.9%38.5%
8Floyd County, Virginia$63,0042.7%41.2%
9Augusta County, Virginia$59,8062.6%43.8%
10Sussex County, Virginia$59,3202.6%46.3%
11Wythe County, Virginia$57,4762.5%48.8%
12Louisa County, Virginia$42,4881.8%50.7%
13Fauquier County, Virginia$42,2671.8%52.5%
14Amherst County, Virginia$41,7561.8%54.3%
15Pulaski County, Virginia$40,3931.7%56.0%
16Montgomery County, Virginia$38,0851.6%57.7%
17Cumberland County, Virginia$37,5411.6%59.3%
18Brunswick County, Virginia$37,0331.6%60.9%
19Shenandoah County, Virginia$35,9741.6%62.5%
20Russell County, Virginia$32,4841.4%63.9%
21Fluvanna County, Virginia$31,7581.4%65.2%
22Culpeper County, Virginia$30,2251.3%66.6%
23Greensville County, Virginia$29,0001.3%67.8%
24Essex County, Virginia$28,7291.2%69.1%
25Frederick County, Virginia$27,6811.2%70.2%
26Nottoway County, Virginia$26,3781.1%71.4%
27Dinwiddie County, Virginia$26,1001.1%72.5%
28Lunenburg County, Virginia$26,0311.1%73.6%
29Albemarle County, Virginia$25,6621.1%74.8%
30Loudoun County, Virginia$24,8771.1%75.8%
31Spotsylvania County, Virginia$24,6771.1%76.9%
32Scott County, Virginia$24,2951.1%78.0%
33Orange County, Virginia$23,2071.0%79.0%
34Southampton County, Virginia$22,0181.0%79.9%
35Rappahannock County, Virginia$21,8350.9%80.9%
36Botetourt County, Virginia$21,6180.9%81.8%
37Clarke County, Virginia$21,5290.9%82.7%
38Rockbridge County, Virginia$21,0480.9%83.6%
39Caroline County, Virginia$20,5880.9%84.5%
40Craig County, Virginia$19,9690.9%85.4%
41Madison County, Virginia$19,8420.9%86.2%
42Rockingham County, Virginia$17,9720.8%87.0%
43Mecklenburg County, Virginia$17,1700.7%87.8%
44Goochland County, Virginia$16,6990.7%88.5%
45Hanover County, Virginia$16,2390.7%89.2%
46Charlotte County, Virginia$16,0000.7%89.9%
47Franklin County, Virginia$15,0690.7%90.5%
48Amelia County, Virginia$14,7750.6%91.2%
49Warren County, Virginia$13,3340.6%91.7%
50Giles County, Virginia$13,3250.6%92.3%
51Charles City County, Virginia$12,2540.5%92.9%
52Smyth County, Virginia$11,5680.5%93.4%
53Surry County, Virginia$9,6930.4%93.8%
54Nelson County, Virginia$9,6720.4%94.2%
55King and Queen County, Virginia$9,5180.4%94.6%
56Chesterfield County, Virginia$9,3830.4%95.0%
57Grayson County, Virginia$9,2250.4%95.4%
58Richmond County, Virginia$8,4660.4%95.8%
59Prince Edward County, Virginia$7,8000.3%96.1%
60Suffolk City, Virginia$7,4800.3%96.4%
61Carroll County, Virginia$7,3620.3%96.8%
62Appomattox County, Virginia$7,0520.3%97.1%
63Accomack County, Virginia$6,8000.3%97.4%
64Stafford County, Virginia$5,1360.2%97.6%
65Westmoreland County, Virginia$5,0020.2%97.8%
66Greene County, Virginia$4,7940.2%98.0%
67Prince George County, Virginia$4,6800.2%98.2%
68Middlesex County, Virginia$4,5400.2%98.4%
69Northumberland County, Virginia$4,5180.2%98.6%
70Alleghany County, Virginia$4,3370.2%98.8%
71King William County, Virginia$3,9790.2%99.0%
72Isle of Wight County, Virginia$3,9700.2%99.1%
73Roanoke County, Virginia$3,4300.1%99.3%
74Highland County, Virginia$3,1910.1%99.4%
75King George County, Virginia$3,1540.1%99.5%
76Lancaster County, Virginia$2,9000.1%99.7%
77Virginia NRCS$2,1210.1%99.8%
78Powhatan County, Virginia$1,4000.1%99.8%
79Bath County, Virginia$1,2570.1%99.9%
80Northampton County, Virginia$1,0650.0%99.9%
81Page County, Virginia$8030.0%100.0%
82New Kent County, Virginia$4800.0%100.0%
83Gloucester County, Virginia$4400.0%100.0%

Source: Environmental Working Group. Compiled from USDA data.

‡ Data for 2020 includes payments made by USDA through June 30, 2020 and does not include crop insurance premium subsidies.

 

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